Hackensack Meridian Releases Non-Partner Violence Prevention Guideline

Hackensack Meridian N. Y. A former New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene program leader has published a New York Physician Care Guideline that players and coaches at youth and junior levels can use to protect themselves against interpersonal violence. The report is now available.

Behavioral health providers family members and coaches have a role in helping their athletes and if their athletes are experiencing anger contributing to stress injury or toxicity they should work together to target that aggressive behavior with immediate supportive intervention said the reports lead author Rachel Worthwinkle of Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Our solution is to continue to bring in the experts on violence prevention and treatment prevention 1) psychologists; 2) behavioral health providers who can work with teens to communicate effectively about how to treat each others health and dysfunction; 3) coaches to build a pipeline of teams that recognize aggression; and 4) physical therapists so they can work on how to reduce symptoms for long periods.

Violence prevention is a complex process involving the comprehensive use of education prevention intervention and treatment armed self-defense and family education. Assessing effective strategies which work provides not only results but also provides a clear direction as to course the athletes future.

We offer the following steps to help protect players against interpersonal violence: The reports first step is providing offenders targeted for intervention immediately by family and friends coaches psychologists and athletic trainers (physical therapy is a viable option for confronting aggressive behavior). The reports second step is helping athletes promptly to treat injuries and numbness. 3. 1Violence PreventionStrategies to increase training and weight loss also are recommended for protecting athletes (especially for legs) and also for reducing injuries from falls. 3. 2Analysis of the Impact of Harassment and DiscriminationThe study assessed whether athletes had experienced physical emotional or financial retaliation for reporting incidents of interpersonal violence harassment or discrimination. Gender race and ethnicity were measured; students completed an online survey and completed another survey that included in-person interviews using a mobile voice-activated dialer or Skype.

Information regarding harassment intimidation and discrimination is available on individual athlete pages.

When athletes report an incident of interpersonal violence we ask them how it impacted them and explain how the behavior was experienced said the admissions principal investigator Christopher Ray M. D. F. A. C. P. H. chief of sports medicine at Binghamton Medical Center in New York. Once athletes are helped to deal with it we ask them if they want to follow through with learning self-monitoring strategies that protect themselves and others.

Educational and networking sessions from coaches went well with all measures and training and diet-based self-management strategies were offered. The study found that athletes felt empowered to report and discuss with coaches nurses and trainers and used communication skills and strategies that included positive feedback.

Noting that abuse and victimization are prevalent in the vibrant female professional sports community the study found that programs focused on strengthening learning more comprehensive self-strategy managing anger and criticism and positive mentorship. In addition self-supporting strategies including self-esteem and motivation for athletic participation and managing practices physical academic and personal relationships were targeted for women.